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# world-war-1 - Sunday 15 April, 2018

'Devastation on both sides of the Atlantic': 100 years on from Ireland's worst maritime disaster

More than 500 people died when the RMS Leinster was sunk by three torpedoes in 1918.

# world-war-1 - Sunday 24 December, 2017

It's been 100 years since two Dublin ships were torpedoed just before Christmas

36 people died in two separate attacks just 10 days before Christmas in December 1917.

# world-war-1 - Saturday 18 November, 2017

Great tragedy of 500 lives lost in sunken mail boat RMS Leinster retold

Over 500 people were killed when the boat sank, just a month before the First World War ended.

# world-war-1 - Saturday 30 September, 2017

A century after the attack, fatal U-boat bombing commemorated in Dublin

Of the 36 people who died in the bombings, only four bodies were found.

# world-war-1 - Friday 14 April, 2017

Halifax Explosion: The accidental blast that killed 2,000 people a century ago

In December 1917 a ship detonated in Nova Scotia, unleashing a blast equivalent to about 3,000 tonnes of TNT.

# world-war-1 - Thursday 30 June, 2016

President Higgins to join William and Kate at Battle of the Somme memorial

The battle began on 1 July 1916.

# world-war-1 - Friday 1 January, 2016

Check out this fascinating World War I recruitment poster targeting Irish men

“Is Germany going to treat Ireland differently from Poland?”

# world-war-1 - Sunday 6 September, 2015

From The42 Here’s why women’s soccer in Ireland was much more popular in the 1920s Interview

Here’s why women’s soccer in Ireland was much more popular in the 1920s

David Toms discusses a memorable occasion in 1927 featuring a Dublin selection and Scotland at Milltown.

# world-war-1 - Sunday 1 February, 2015

In photos: The Irish women who made bombs during World War 1 Recovered Voices This post contains images

In photos: The Irish women who made bombs during World War 1

In September of 1917 a factory in Arklow blew up and killed 27 people.

# world-war-1 - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

Our top 10 most shared articles on Facebook in 2014

And the most popular ones on Twitter too.

# world-war-1 - Thursday 25 December, 2014

Christmas truce: How football on the front was used by soldiers on all sides World War 1 This post contains images

Christmas truce: How football on the front was used by soldiers on all sides

New photos published by the Open University show how soldiers played football throughout the war.

# world-war-1 - Thursday 20 November, 2014

These are the real-life stories of Ireland's World War I fighters

The new NLI exhibition features letters from those who served in the war.

# world-war-1 - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

'The Irish men and women who died in World War 1 deserve to be remembered' Ceremony This post contains images

'The Irish men and women who died in World War 1 deserve to be remembered'

A remembrance ceremony was held this afternoon in Glasnevin Cemetery.

# world-war-1 - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

World War 1 in colour: Have a look at these restored photos from the trenches Technicolour This post contains images

World War 1 in colour: Have a look at these restored photos from the trenches

The Open University has ‘colourised’ some photos from the time.

# world-war-1 - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

WWI recruitment posters feature on new An Post stamps

The two commemorative stamps are to mark the centenary of World War One.

# world-war-1 - Sunday 6 July, 2014

Do you have any letters or mementos from World War 1? Experts want a look

The World War 1 Roadshow ‘Europe Goes to War, Ireland’s Part’ is on at Trinity College next Saturday.

# world-war-1 - Thursday 26 June, 2014

Lest we forget: Taoiseach and other leaders mark 100 years since World War I

Leaders will meet at Ypres in Belgium, which was destroyed in World War I.

# world-war-1 - Sunday 22 June, 2014

Did someone in your family survive World War I?

A memorial service will be held next weekend, organised by a group collating the names of all those Irish who survived the war.

# world-war-1 - Sunday 5 January, 2014

Remember Willie Redmond, whose death changed the course of Irish political history?

No? One Labour TD believes that more should be done to commemorate Redmond, an East Clare MP who died in World War I.

# world-war-1 - Sunday 21 July, 2013

German POWs were once held at what is now Garda College WWI

German POWs were once held at what is now Garda College

New radio doc explores life in Templemore for prisoners during WWI: “Prisoners were free to walk to Mass every Sunday and could purchase cigarettes and chocolate.”